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Window box displays are a beautiful way to add a pop of color to the front of your home, up your curb appeal, and give you something pretty to look at when you glance out the window. But not all plants thrive in the confined space a window box provides. Use these plants to create the best window box display.

1) Trailing Petunias

Trailing petunias are a popular choice for window boxes—and for good reason. While trailing flowers often have pest problems when planted on the ground, a window box allows them to spread out and thrive. They also create a pretty waterfall effect.

Trailing Petunia Mixed Colors Seeds available from Amazon

2) Fall-flowering Mums

Chrysanthemums are a hardy flower that thrives in ground soil and window boxes alike. They’re a top pick for fall, since the vibrant gold, red, and orange leaves are sure to add curb appeal until winter temperatures drop.

 The Three Company Live Plant Fall Chrysanthemum available from Amazon

3) Vibrant Sweet Potato Vine

This bright vine is a rapid grower and looks great trailing over the edge of a window box. It withstands sun and requires little maintenance aside from the occasional pruning.

Ipomoea Sweet Potato Vine 4 Inch Pots available from Amazon

4) Spiky Dracaena

These green spiky plants, also known as dragon trees, add height and visual interest to your window box. They thrive in bright, indirect sunlight and grow tall but slowly.

Costa Farms Madagascar Dragon Tree available from Amazon